All orders placed on or before December 18th will SHIP before Christmas. Ordering sooner will increase the chances of it being RECEIVED before Christmas.We now offer the option of 100% USA made direct embroidered ship and sub hats by special request for an at-cost surcharge per hat ($8.00). While all of our hats are embroidered by us in our Florida workshop, we have now obtained a reliable supply of US made hat blanks for those wanting a 100% USA made hat. To order a 100% USA made hat, please e-mail us at [email protected] and we will process your order manually. We are a small family owned business and we very much appreciate your orders!